Attn: Clunatics! ‘Doc Martin’ S7 to begin filming soon…

It seemed harmless enough. An innocent Q&A with Martin Clunes that appeared in The Telegraph on Friday seemed quite harmless on the surface. A nice bit about how he spends his rare ‘off-time’ (currently watching BAFTA-nominated films with wife, Philippa, who is not only on the BAFTA jury but also doubles as producer of Doc Martin), references […]

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PBS adds to drama line-up at Winter TCA Press Tour!

Probably because I don’t have to attend, I always look forward to this time of year. No, not the Super Bowl, but rather the Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour (TCA) in Pasadena, California which is one of two times a year (July being the other) that viewers get a glimpse of what will be headed […]

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Doc Martin's Portwenn surgery re-opens 2 September on ITV1; S7 hinted at?

When the initial pitch for Doc Martin came from series star Martin Clunes and wife, television producer Philippa Braithwaite, through their production company Buffalo Pictures, early thoughts from ITV were along the lines of, “Well, it doesn’t sound promising, does it? We’ve got a show about a cranky doctor who doesn’t like anyone and no […]

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A trip to Portwenn and the making of Doc Martin 6….

As Planet Earth patiently (ha!) awaits the precise moment that surgery is once again open in Portwenn for the return of Doc Martin, David Rubinsohn and Eric Luskin, colleagues over at American Public Television, the U.S. distributor of the series to public television stations, made the trek to Port Isaac to both interview cast and […]

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From the Friday Vault: Men Behaving Badly turns 20

As we pull together our collective thoughts from the past couple of days at the BBC Syndication Showcase in the Big Easy, based on the response from last weeks premiere of From the Friday Vault, I thought we’d not only continue this feature but actually get it to you on a Friday! Great concept, huh? […]

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Doc Martin to make series 6 house call in 2013

Bad news for patients, but good news for fans of Dr. Martin Ellingham came Monday with the announcement by ITV that the Martin Clunes series, Doc Martin, has been renewed for a sixth series comprised of eight episodes. According to the ITV Press Centre, all regular cast members will all but take over the fictional […]

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